Nov 2022
Saint--A Dead Sinner--Revised and Edited--by Jesus Christ

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for All Saints Sunday–the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost, 11/06/2022, Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, IL Ambrose Pierce, famous humorist, wrote a comic dictionary in which he defined “Saint” as “a dead sinner revised and edited.” Fr Mike reminds us that we are to reflect the image of Christ and to allow Jesus to do the revising and editing so that we, too, can become saints. (Readings: Daniel 7: 1-3, 15-18; Psalm – 149; Ephesians 1:11-23; Luke 6: 20-36) YouTube Link: Holistic Eucharist–All Saints Sunday–22nd Sunday after Pentecost  Link:–Our......

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Oct 2022
Jesus--I Must Stay at Your House Today

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for the 21st Sunday after Pentecost, 10/30/2022. In today’s Gospel, Jesus tells Zacchaeus, a Jewish tax collector, that “I must stay at your house today.” Jesus’s presence in the tax collector’s home totally reforms the tax collector. We need to invite Jesus into our homes. Imagine Jesus saying to us, “I must stay at your house today.” (Readings: Habakkuk 1: 1-4, 2: 1-4; Psalm 119: 137-144; 2 Thessalonians 1: 1-4, 11-12; Luke 19: 1-10) YouTube Link: Holistic Eucharist, 21st Sunday after Pentecost, 10/30/2022  Link:–Our Online Giving Resource ......

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Apr 2022

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for Palm Sunday, 04/10/2022   Readings: The Palm Gospel – Luke 19:29-40; Isaiah 50: 4-9A; Psalm 31:9-16; Philippians 2: 5-11; The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ ) YouTube Link: –Holistic Eucharist–Palm Sunday–Zoom-Speaker-View Link:–Our Online Giving Resource  Link: CEB Stewardship 2022 Link: Independent Movie Study 2022 Link: Calvary 2022 Lenten Schedule  ...

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